lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Fri,  8 Aug 2014 13:38:31 -0700
From:	Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-team@...ts.ubuntu.com
Cc:	"K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@...rosoft.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
Subject: [PATCH 3.13 088/259] Drivers: hv: vmbus: Fix a bug in the channel callback dispatch code

3.13.11.6 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: "K. Y. Srinivasan" <kys@...rosoft.com>

commit affb1aff300ddee54df307812b38f166e8a865ef upstream.

Starting with Win8, we have implemented several optimizations to improve the
scalability and performance of the VMBUS transport between the Host and the
Guest. Some of the non-performance critical services cannot leverage these
optimization since they only read and process one message at a time.
Make adjustments to the callback dispatch code to account for the way
non-performance critical drivers handle reading of the channel.

Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
---
 drivers/hv/connection.c | 8 ++++++--
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/hv/connection.c b/drivers/hv/connection.c
index 05827ec..ce5a9f2 100644
--- a/drivers/hv/connection.c
+++ b/drivers/hv/connection.c
@@ -319,9 +319,13 @@ static void process_chn_event(u32 relid)
 		 */
 
 		do {
-			hv_begin_read(&channel->inbound);
+			if (read_state)
+				hv_begin_read(&channel->inbound);
 			channel->onchannel_callback(arg);
-			bytes_to_read = hv_end_read(&channel->inbound);
+			if (read_state)
+				bytes_to_read = hv_end_read(&channel->inbound);
+			else
+				bytes_to_read = 0;
 		} while (read_state && (bytes_to_read != 0));
 	} else {
 		pr_err("no channel callback for relid - %u\n", relid);
-- 
1.9.1

--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/

Powered by blists - more mailing lists